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A 32-year-old female asked:

Hi. i am 32 years old and breastfeeding my 4 month old daughter. my question is, it is safe to take collagen during breastfeeding? would this suppleme

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Open to discussion: Collagen is a source of protein and theoretically it should cause no problem. However, we dont know what long term effect it might have on the infant. I would discuss the problem with your ob.
Last updated Dec 15, 2020

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